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Bus accident may have injured one student

Bus accident may have injured one student

Witnesses say one student was taken away by a ambulance after one Brantley County school bus struck another near a railroad track on U.S. Highway 82 in Nahunta today as…

BOE blasted by public at Monday meeting

BOE blasted by public at Monday meeting

The Brantley County Board of Education took it on the chin during its regular meeting Monday as bus drivers, parents and students complained about the loss of transportation department director…

Casino boat investigation uncovers $1 million in illegal gambling

Casino boat investigation uncovers $1 million in illegal gambling

A joint-investigation of a Savannah River casino boat uncovered more than $1 million in illegal proceeds, authorities reported. The investigation, which involved federal and local law enforcement agencies, targeted gambling…

Opinion: Obama’s Orwellian image control

THE Internet has been abuzz over the spectacle of President Obama and the prime ministers of Britain and Denmark snapping a photo of themselves — a “selfie,” to use the…

Hoboken accident

Hoboken accident

An Appling County vehicle was involved in an accident with a log truck early today but no injures were reported. Details were not available.…

BOE blasted by public at meeting Monday

BOE blasted by public at meeting Monday

The Brantley County Board of Education took it on the chin during its regular meeting Monday as bus drivers, parents and students complained about the loss of transportation department director…

Ronnie Milsap: A chance meeting led to music stardom

How a chance meeting with Charley Pride led to Ronnie Milsap’s star rising. Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian Douglas County still ranks 8th in the state for foreclosures Source: Douglas County Sentinel Moultrie civic…

Columbia County to seek hospital again

While the state’s Certificate of Need law has prevented the county from getting a hospital or even a free-standing Emergency Department in the past, County Commission Chairman Ron Cross said…

New Sustainabililty Center in Columbus officially opens

The new recycling center opened Wednesday to a crowd of over 100; Columbus recycles only about 5 percent of its solid waste, Public Works Director Pat Biegler said. If that…

Graduation rate at Savannah-Chatham Public Schools is up

Graduation rate at Savannah-Chatham Public Schools is up The Savannah-Chatham Public Schools’ 2013 graduation rate is 69.8 percent and appears to be bouncing back from 2011 when the state started…

The Monastery of the Holy Spirit to sell its fudge for the holidays

The Monastery’s gift shop in Conyers is the place to find four varieties of fudge. Source: Rockdale Citizen WOW! adding 120 jobs to Augusta call center The regional cable provider is…

Latest enrollment figures for Obamacare in Georgia, Alabama

In Georgia, about 61,000 applications for insurance were received through the federal exchange, HealthCare.gov, from Oct. 1 through Nov. 30; 6,800 people enrolled in a plan; and 10,925 were deemed…

Savannah man convicted of child pornography

Steve Lavon Biggins, 33, of Savannah, Georgia, was convicted Tuesday by a federal jury after a 2-day trial before U. S. District Court Judge B. Avant Edenfield for Transporting a…

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $400 million

Georgia Lottery officials say the Mega Millions jackpot has reached an estimated $400 million — which is the second largest jackpot in the game’s history. Officials say one player who…